FUNimation Entertainment Announces Two More Simulcasts for the Winter 2021 Anime Season

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will simulcast the Gekidol and the LBX Girls (Sōkō Musume Senki) anime.

The company will stream the first episode of the Gekidol anime on January 4, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. EST, before the anime premieres in Japan. The screening will also feature a “short special edit” of the Alice in Deadly School OVA, titled Alice in Deadly School Special Edit -The Stage Begins-. The screening will be available for 24 hours, and then the first episode of Gekidol will be available permanently on January 5, 2021.

FUNimation will begin streaming LBX Girls on January 6, 2021.

The story of Gekidol is described as:

Five years after a mystifying disaster decimates cities across the globe, Seria Morino receives an invitation from a mysterious woman to join Alice in Theater, a small stage troupe that takes it upon themselves to brighten the world through their performances using 3D hologram technology. As Seria settles in, she begins to uncover unexpected truths about herself and the world around her…

The story of LBX Girls is described as:

In an unplanned field trip, Riko is transported to an alternate Japan where metal-based life forms known as Mimesis ravage the world. Only girls equipped with LBX armored weaponry can stand up to this scourge. Joined by four other displaced young women, Riko will have to adapt to save humanity. The hope of a planet now rests on these heavy metal soldiers who desire one wish—to return home again.

Both series will be simulcast in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Ireland. AnimeLab will stream both series in Australia and New Zealand, and Wakanim will stream both series in France, Russia, Germany, and Scandinavia.

Source: ANN

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